Hotels in Sawtooth National Forest, Idaho

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Sawtooth National Forest overview

Sawtooth National Forest is known for its riverfront, parks, and university spirit. You'll enjoy winter fun such as skiing and snowboarding. This winter paradise is home to Soldier Mountain Ski Area and Challenger #10 Detachable Quad. Don't miss your chance to see attractions like Bald Mountain and Old alignment of Exhibition Ski Lift. Sawtooth National Forest is an inviting destination that has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Sawtooth National Forest

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Sawtooth National Forest has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Sawtooth National Forest with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Sawtooth National Forest hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Sawtooth National Forest hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Sawtooth National Forest

Fly in to Sun Valley, ID (SUN-Friedman Memorial), 24.4 mi (39.2 km) from downtown Sawtooth National Forest.

What to see around Sawtooth National Forest

Fun activities like skiing and snowboarding are on hand, along with attractions such as:
  • • Soldier Mountain Ski Area
  • • Challenger #10 Detachable Quad
  • • Old alignment of Exhibition Ski Lift
  • • Cold Springs Lift
  • • River Run Day Lodge
Its parks, riverfront, and hiking trails are notable, and top spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Bald Mountain
  • • Sawtooth National Recreation Area
  • • Salmon River
  • • Dollar Mountain
Here are some favorite choices:
  • • Roundhouse Gondola #2
  • • Sun Valley Center for the Arts
  • • Gail Severn Gallery
  • • Gallery DeNovo
  • • Big Wood Golf Course

When to visit Sawtooth National Forest

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 48°F day, 7°F night
  • April-June: 76°F day, 23°F night
  • July-September: 83°F day, 31°F night
  • October-December: 64°F day, 7°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 5.59 inches
  • April-June: 4.53 inches
  • July-September: 2.20 inches
  • October-December: 5.71 inches